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Hashtag Health: A Health and Medical Podcast

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Hashtag Health: A Health and Medical Podcast

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Curious medical students interview physicians, researchers, and other experts about #trending health topics.

Latest Episodes

# DIAGNOSTIC INFLATION - The Grey Areas of Mental Illness with Psychiatrist Dr. Javeed Sukhera

EWhat's the difference between mental illness and healthy mental functioning? Revisions to theDiagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM V - also known as the bible of psychiatry) has left some psychiatrists wondering if the changes made to the DSM will make it too easy for people to be unnecessarily diagnosed with a mental condition. On the other hand, what if the increased diagnoses we see are just a result of more people reaching out and asking for help?

13 MIN1 days ago
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# DIAGNOSTIC INFLATION - The Grey Areas of Mental Illness with Psychiatrist Dr. Javeed Sukhera

# XANAX - Part 3: If Not Xanax, Then What? With Psychiatrist Dr. Guaiana

ETo close our our 3 part series on Xanax and other benzodiazepines, we talk withChief of Psychiatry at STEGH, Dr. Giuseppe Guaiana. Dr. Guaiana's research investigates the effectiveness of benzodiazepines for treating anxiety compared to other modalities like SSRIs. Did you know that they're actually equally effective? To hear more from Dr. Guaiana, tune into this episode.

16 MIN1 weeks ago
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# XANAX - Part 3: If Not Xanax, Then What? With Psychiatrist Dr. Guaiana

# PROBIOTICS - Part 3: Too Clean or Not Too Clean? With Dr. Marie Claire Arrieta

EDoes the fact that the average desk top is home to around 21,000 bacteria per square inch gross you out? Now don’t reach over and grab some hand sanitizing gel just yet. You might be surprised to learn that this might not be such a good idea. This week on Hashtag Health, we’re bringing you the case for why we as a society are maybe being TOO clean.

11 MIN2 weeks ago
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# PROBIOTICS - Part 3: Too Clean or Not Too Clean? With Dr. Marie Claire Arrieta

# PROBIOTICS - Part 2: Is B. fragilis an Autism Cure or Just Another Cell Out, with Dr. Gregory Gloor

EB fragilis is the “probiotic” that one paper claimed would help treat specific aspects of autism associated behaviour. Not surprisingly, this conclusion sparked a media frenzy as well as celebrations among child autism communities. What’s unsettling about all of this is that B Fragilis isn’t even a probiotic...

14 MIN3 weeks ago
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# PROBIOTICS - Part 2: Is B. fragilis an Autism Cure or Just Another Cell Out, with Dr. Gregory Gloor

# XANAX - Part 2: Zzz Drugs with Dr. Nick Vozoris

EEven if you've never been prescribed Xanax, you probably know about it just from listening to the radio. However, there is another group of lesser known benzodiazepines called Z drugs, which are prescribed for insomnia. In part 2 of #Xanax we talk to Dr. Vozoris about Z drugs, non-selective benzodiazepines like Xanax, and the dangerous outcomes when combining these drugs or taking them with opioids.

21 MINSEP 16
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# XANAX - Part 2: Zzz Drugs with Dr. Nick Vozoris

# PROBIOTICS - Part 1: The Questionable Nature of Probiotic Groceries with Dr. Gregor Reid

EFor those of you who have ever been tempted to spend the extra money to buy probiotic infused foods... this episode is for you. From probiotic granola bars to probiotic baby formula, consumers are seeing more "gut health" promoting foods than ever before. But do probiotic foods work to the same degree as taking a probiotic supplement or are they just the newest marketing ploy to attract consumer attention? Dr. Reid is one of the pioneers of probiotic research and to the companies selling pasteurized kombucha - he's got something to say.

6 MINSEP 9
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# PROBIOTICS - Part 1: The Questionable Nature of Probiotic Groceries with Dr. Gregor Reid

# PLACENTOPHAGY - Placenta Lasagna and the Kardashian Effect with Dr. Jen Gunter

E"Moms everywhere eating their organs after childbirth" ... that might have you thinking that the zombie apocalypse is finally among us. It's not -- but to some, what's really happening is just as strange. What's with the placenta eating? Well, many celebrities rave about the health benefits they experienced after eating their placentas after childbirth. The good news from them is that you too can indulge in this all natural, "made just for you" health product. But here’s their little secret… eating placentas can cause a life-threatening disease in newborns. All of this and more in this week’s episode of Hashtag Health.

18 MINSEP 2
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# PLACENTOPHAGY - Placenta Lasagna and the Kardashian Effect with Dr. Jen Gunter

# OPIOIDS - Part 3: Overcoming Fear with Dr. David Juurlink and Dr. Sharon Koivu

EFentanyl ravages the illicit drug trade. Used needles line the streets. The government fears its patients, and patients fear their doctors. Tune in to the finale where we present you with our parting thoughts on #OPIOIDS.

25 MINAUG 26
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# OPIOIDS - Part 3: Overcoming Fear with Dr. David Juurlink and Dr. Sharon Koivu

# OPIOIDS - Part 2: Prescribe with Caution with Dr. David Juurlink and Dr. Sharon Koivu

ENew miracle pill claims to reduce your pain and make you happy! Caution: may cause pain, depression, and death. Wait, what? We continue this story in part two of #OPIOIDS.

14 MINAUG 19
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# OPIOIDS - Part 2: Prescribe with Caution with Dr. David Juurlink and Dr. Sharon Koivu

# OPIOIDS - Part 1: The History and Culture of Opioid Prescribing with Dr. David Juurlink and Dr. Sharon Koivu

EThe CDC hails it as 'the public health issue of our time'. How did a class of drugs essential for pain and end-of-life care precipitate a full-blown crisis? Compassion meets deceit in this origin story with Dr. David Juurlink and Dr. Sharon Koivu in part one of a three-part volume of Hashtag Health.

-1 sAUG 12
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# OPIOIDS - Part 1: The History and Culture of Opioid Prescribing with Dr. David Juurlink and Dr. Sharon Koivu

Latest Episodes

# DIAGNOSTIC INFLATION - The Grey Areas of Mental Illness with Psychiatrist Dr. Javeed Sukhera

EWhat's the difference between mental illness and healthy mental functioning? Revisions to theDiagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM V - also known as the bible of psychiatry) has left some psychiatrists wondering if the changes made to the DSM will make it too easy for people to be unnecessarily diagnosed with a mental condition. On the other hand, what if the increased diagnoses we see are just a result of more people reaching out and asking for help?

13 MIN1 days ago
Comments
# DIAGNOSTIC INFLATION - The Grey Areas of Mental Illness with Psychiatrist Dr. Javeed Sukhera

# XANAX - Part 3: If Not Xanax, Then What? With Psychiatrist Dr. Guaiana

ETo close our our 3 part series on Xanax and other benzodiazepines, we talk withChief of Psychiatry at STEGH, Dr. Giuseppe Guaiana. Dr. Guaiana's research investigates the effectiveness of benzodiazepines for treating anxiety compared to other modalities like SSRIs. Did you know that they're actually equally effective? To hear more from Dr. Guaiana, tune into this episode.

16 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
# XANAX - Part 3: If Not Xanax, Then What? With Psychiatrist Dr. Guaiana

# PROBIOTICS - Part 3: Too Clean or Not Too Clean? With Dr. Marie Claire Arrieta

EDoes the fact that the average desk top is home to around 21,000 bacteria per square inch gross you out? Now don’t reach over and grab some hand sanitizing gel just yet. You might be surprised to learn that this might not be such a good idea. This week on Hashtag Health, we’re bringing you the case for why we as a society are maybe being TOO clean.

11 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
# PROBIOTICS - Part 3: Too Clean or Not Too Clean? With Dr. Marie Claire Arrieta

# PROBIOTICS - Part 2: Is B. fragilis an Autism Cure or Just Another Cell Out, with Dr. Gregory Gloor

EB fragilis is the “probiotic” that one paper claimed would help treat specific aspects of autism associated behaviour. Not surprisingly, this conclusion sparked a media frenzy as well as celebrations among child autism communities. What’s unsettling about all of this is that B Fragilis isn’t even a probiotic...

14 MIN3 weeks ago
Comments
# PROBIOTICS - Part 2: Is B. fragilis an Autism Cure or Just Another Cell Out, with Dr. Gregory Gloor

# XANAX - Part 2: Zzz Drugs with Dr. Nick Vozoris

EEven if you've never been prescribed Xanax, you probably know about it just from listening to the radio. However, there is another group of lesser known benzodiazepines called Z drugs, which are prescribed for insomnia. In part 2 of #Xanax we talk to Dr. Vozoris about Z drugs, non-selective benzodiazepines like Xanax, and the dangerous outcomes when combining these drugs or taking them with opioids.

21 MINSEP 16
Comments
# XANAX - Part 2: Zzz Drugs with Dr. Nick Vozoris

# PROBIOTICS - Part 1: The Questionable Nature of Probiotic Groceries with Dr. Gregor Reid

EFor those of you who have ever been tempted to spend the extra money to buy probiotic infused foods... this episode is for you. From probiotic granola bars to probiotic baby formula, consumers are seeing more "gut health" promoting foods than ever before. But do probiotic foods work to the same degree as taking a probiotic supplement or are they just the newest marketing ploy to attract consumer attention? Dr. Reid is one of the pioneers of probiotic research and to the companies selling pasteurized kombucha - he's got something to say.

6 MINSEP 9
Comments
# PROBIOTICS - Part 1: The Questionable Nature of Probiotic Groceries with Dr. Gregor Reid

# PLACENTOPHAGY - Placenta Lasagna and the Kardashian Effect with Dr. Jen Gunter

E"Moms everywhere eating their organs after childbirth" ... that might have you thinking that the zombie apocalypse is finally among us. It's not -- but to some, what's really happening is just as strange. What's with the placenta eating? Well, many celebrities rave about the health benefits they experienced after eating their placentas after childbirth. The good news from them is that you too can indulge in this all natural, "made just for you" health product. But here’s their little secret… eating placentas can cause a life-threatening disease in newborns. All of this and more in this week’s episode of Hashtag Health.

18 MINSEP 2
Comments
# PLACENTOPHAGY - Placenta Lasagna and the Kardashian Effect with Dr. Jen Gunter

# OPIOIDS - Part 3: Overcoming Fear with Dr. David Juurlink and Dr. Sharon Koivu

EFentanyl ravages the illicit drug trade. Used needles line the streets. The government fears its patients, and patients fear their doctors. Tune in to the finale where we present you with our parting thoughts on #OPIOIDS.

25 MINAUG 26
Comments
# OPIOIDS - Part 3: Overcoming Fear with Dr. David Juurlink and Dr. Sharon Koivu

# OPIOIDS - Part 2: Prescribe with Caution with Dr. David Juurlink and Dr. Sharon Koivu

ENew miracle pill claims to reduce your pain and make you happy! Caution: may cause pain, depression, and death. Wait, what? We continue this story in part two of #OPIOIDS.

14 MINAUG 19
Comments
# OPIOIDS - Part 2: Prescribe with Caution with Dr. David Juurlink and Dr. Sharon Koivu

# OPIOIDS - Part 1: The History and Culture of Opioid Prescribing with Dr. David Juurlink and Dr. Sharon Koivu

EThe CDC hails it as 'the public health issue of our time'. How did a class of drugs essential for pain and end-of-life care precipitate a full-blown crisis? Compassion meets deceit in this origin story with Dr. David Juurlink and Dr. Sharon Koivu in part one of a three-part volume of Hashtag Health.

-1 sAUG 12
Comments
# OPIOIDS - Part 1: The History and Culture of Opioid Prescribing with Dr. David Juurlink and Dr. Sharon Koivu